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Winter 2009 Results
British comics, annuals & artwork
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Note: Prices Realised include 10% Buyer's Premium.

1

Chums (1895-96) 103-205
In two bound volumes, (one with gold and red tooled cover and spine) Issue 155 worn, torn early pages [gd], balance [fn-/fn+]. With 1914 Boys Own Book Of Outdoor Games (104)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £133

2

Judy (1868-1878)
'The London Serio-Comic Journal'
90 issues between 78-602
16 page illustrated journal with political cartoons, satire and ribald commentary of the day [vg-/vg] (90)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £99

3

Boy's Friend Library (1915) 298-303
In bound volume with 431-438, 446-473 in 9 rare half-size bound volumes due to war shortages. Publisher’s file copies. Some propaganda war issues starring Sexton Blake, Nelson Lee and The Thrilling Adventures of Jack, Sam, Peter and Algy [fn/fn+] (42)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £199

4

Gem Library (1907-08)
30-48 and New Series 1-7
In two bound volumes. Publisher’s file copies
Starring The Chums of St Jim's [fn/fn+] (26)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £242

5

Gem Library (1910) 99-151
Complete year in two bound volumes. Publisher’s file copies starring The Chums of St Jim's by Martin Clifford [fn/fn+] (53)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £259

6

Jester (1902-1903) 34-111
In three bound volumes comprising 1902 half year and 1903 complete year. Publisher’s file copies. Xmas 1902 Double number with colour cover for the first time [fn/vfn] (78)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £313

7

Rainbow (1919) 256-281
Jan-Jun half-year in bound volume. Publisher’s file copies with full colour cover adventures of Tiger Tim and The Bruin Boys. Also Chinese rascals Sing Hi and Sing Lo [fn/vfn] (26)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £85

8

Tiger Tim's Tales (1919-20) 2-28
The first Tiger Tim title in rare half-page format. There were only 28 issues before the full page Tiger Tim's Weekly in 1920
Cream pages, rusty staples, some cover margin foxing [vg/fn-] (27)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £193

9

Tiger Tim's Weekly (1920) 1-19, 21-34
No 1 with free gift Tiger Tim Colour Plate
Cream pages, some with cover foxing spots. 34 dull cover [gd], balance [vg/fn-] (33)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £346

10

Adventure (1922-23) D C Thomson. 27-78
In two bound volumes
Cream/light tan pages with darker edges [fn-/fn] (52)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £221

11

Film Fun (1928-39) 21 issues between 446-1013 all trimmed; Radio Fun (1940-44) 39 issues between 75-297 all trimmed. With Bullseye (1931-34) 33, 50-52, 60, 61, 63, 157; Fun And Fiction 3, 7 (1911); Dreadnought 14; Magnet 1210, 1227 and Modern Boy 253, 284, 289 (1932-3) [gd-/vg] (76)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £176

12

Nelson Lee Library (1926) 552-568, 1-34 new series in two bound volumes. Publisher’s file copies starring The Boys Of St Frank's
552-568 were smaller format issues and are bound with New Series 1-8. 1-4 show a one inch area of wear and dust to margins as a result. 1-4 [vg-], balance [fn-/fn+] (51)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £108

13

The Popular (1921-23)
102-127, 180-206, 233-258
Jan-Jun 1921, Jul-Dec 1922 and Jul-Dec 1923 in three half-year bound volumes. Publisher’s file copies with stories, jokes and pictures of Greyfriars, Rockwood & St Jim's
Light tan pages [fn-/fn+] (79)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £174

14

Ruby (1923) 1-20
In bound volume starring Milly The Motor-Bike Girl, Wireless Winnie and Pearls of Peril. Ruby only ran for these 20 issues. Publisher’s file copies [fn/vfn] (20)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £181

15

School Friend (1922, 1925) 139-163, 295-303 and New Series 1-17
In two bound volumes. Publisher’s file copies of The Girls of Cliff House School
295-303 are bound with smaller format 1-17 so one inch around margins 295-303 exposed to wear with darker margins [vg], balance [fn/vfn] (51)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £303

16

School Friend (1927) 95-147
Complete year in two bound volumes. Publisher’s file copies of Bessie Bunter and her pals [fn/fn+] (53)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £212

17

Wonderland Weekly (1920-21) 51-102
Jul-Dec 1920, Jan-Jun 1921 in two bound volumes. Publisher’s file copies starring The Jolly Adventures Of Mr Toots, Little Bo-Peep, Jack In Wonderland. 'Mickey Mouse' character pre dates Disney by 10 years. With Painting Competition leaflet
Light tan pages [fn] (52)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £205

18

Low Grade No 1s Selection (1923-1940)
Nelson Lee Library 1; Mechanical Boy 1 with Edgar Wallace's 'Planetoid 127' [fn+]; Pals 1 taped spine and cover tear; Pilot 1 taped spine and trimmed; Pioneer 1 trimmed; Ranger 1 trimmed; Red Arrow 1 taped spine; Monster Library 1 taped spine, replacement back cover; Scoops 1 trimmed and taped spine; Claymore 1 'The Only Weekly For Scottish Boys' taped spine; Young Britain 1 taped spine and trimmed and War Thriller 579 (the first Thriller with 'War' title) trimmed [fr/vg-] (12)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £181

19

Arthur Askey's Annual 1939 (the only annual); Jester Annual 1936; Butterfly Annual 1939; Chips Annual 1941; Sunbeam Annual 1934, 1935, 1936, 1938 and Esquire Cartoon Album 1958 [gd/vg] (9)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £60

20

Boy's Own Annual (1939, 1940) with Special Diamond Jubilee Supplement
Robin Hood, Nelson At Trafalgar, Bob Strickland's Log
Tooled covers, 1939 with some cover fade [vg+/fn] (2)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £11

21

Boys' Friend Library (1939) 653-700
Complete year in 4 bound volumes. Publisher’s file copies. Detective, Mystery and Sci-Fi stories. No 664 Ku-Klux-Clan cover [fn/vfn] (48)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £242

22

Butterfly (1931) 717-768
Complete year in bound volume. Smiler And Smudge, Simple Simon, By Rocket To Mars
Printed on aqua coloured paper [vfn] (52)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £181

23

Butterfly (1935) 952-977
Jul-Dec half-year in bound volume. Smiler And Smudge, My Mystery, Roy Keen - Detective
Printed on aqua paper [vfn] (26)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £78

24

Detective Weekly (1935) 98-149
Complete year. Murder On The Orient Express by Agatha Christie (issues 124-128), Sexton Blake stories, The Man With Two Faces movie adaptation starring Edward G Robinson and Mary Astor, The Gallant Murderer by Erle Stanley Gardner and The Adventures Of Charlie Chan [fn/vfn] (52)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £242

25

Detective Weekly (1936) 150-201
Complete year. Detective stories by Barry Perowne, The Girl Who Knew Too Much by Gilbert Chester with G H Teed and Edmund Snell thrillers [fn/vfn] (52)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £242

26

Detective Weekly (1937) 202-254
Complete year. Poison Ivy by Peter Cheyney, John Brand - Fugitive, The Fear of Felix Corner by John Creasey and the return of Sexton Blake with free gift 96 page Football Annual And Pool Guide [fn/vfn] (53)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £266

27

Film Fun (1937) 885-936
Complete year with free gifts Laurel And Hardy Book of Wisecracks, Buck Jones Thrill Book (both 36 pages) and complete set 6 'Stand Up' Colour Postards of Gary Cooper, Ginger Rogers, Spencer Tracy, Jean Arthur, Joel McRea and Merle Oberon [fn/vfn] (52)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £423

28

Film Fun (1938) 937-989
Complete year with free gift George Formby 'signed' sepia photo, 3 'Stand Up' Colour Postcards of Buck Jones, Diana Durbin and Sabu Jungle Boy and George Formby's Big Hit Songbook (large format 28 pp) [fn/vfn] (53)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £429

29

Funny Wonder Annuals 1935, 1936, 1937 Chaplin cover, 1938, 1940 with Sparkler Annuals 1936, 1937, 1938, 1940
Roy Wilson and Walter Bell cover art [vg-/vg+] (9)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £145

30

Happy Days (1938-39)
2-5 Fireworks, 7-11, 13 Xmas, 14-43, 45
Starring Chimpos Circus
Some worn and split spines [vg-/fn-] (41)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £297

31

Hotspur 1 (1933)
Worn cover edges with some minor loss, taped 2 ins tear, some cover fading [gd]
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £55

32

Hotspur (1936) 123-174
Complete year in bound volume with free gifts: Jigsaw Dominoes full set of 28 with 6 large 24 pp booklets; The Big Stiff's Tips For Schoolboys, Nevada Joe's Cowboy Book, What You Don't Know, Schoolboy Crooner, Dixie Dale's Sporting Book and The Boy's Book Of Exam Secrets with many illustrations by Dudley Watkins
The highest grade of Hotspur comics and free gifts ever offered at auction [vfn/nm] (52)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £423

33

Hotspur (1937)175-226
Complete year in bound volume with 8 free gift 36 pp booklets in complete sets: Iron Men of the Iron Road, Our Engines from The Rocket to the Silver Link, Men Who Run The Railways, 1000 Miles Of Tunnels And Bridges, The Astounding World Beneath The Waves, Pathfinders On The 70 Terrible Trails, The Deathless Squadron's Greatest Flights and Highway Travellers And Highwaymen with illustrations by Dudley Watkins
The highest grade of Hotspur comics and free gifts ever offered at auction [vfn/nm] (52)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £423

34

Knock-Out (1939) 21-26
Sexton Blake and Red Ryder picture stories, Deed-A-Day Danny colour covers
No staple rust, rare in these grades [vfn/nm] (6)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £151

35

Knock-Out (1939) 27-32
Sexton Blake, Red Ryder picture stories, Deed-A-Day Danny colour covers. No staple rust. Rare in these grades [vfn/nm] (6)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £138

36

Knock-Out (1939) 33-38
Sexton Blake and Red Ryder picture stories, Deed-A-Day Danny colour covers. No staple rust. Rare in these grades [vfn/nm] (6)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £138

37

Knock-Out (1939) 39-44
Sexton Blake and Red Ryder picture stories, Deed-A-Day Danny colour covers including Grand Xmas Number and New Year. Rare in these grades [vfn/nm] (6)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £170

38

Magnet (1933, 1935) 1299-1323 Jan-Jun 1933 with 1403-1428 Jan-Jun 1935
In two half-year bound volumes. Six small back page competition cut-outs [fn-/vfn] (51)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £181

39

Magnet (1937-8) 1462, 1553, 1555, 1602 with Souvenir edition of No 1 (1965), Magnet Companion (1971), The Best Of Magnet And Gem and The Wonderful World of Film Fun 1920-1962 [vg/fn] (7)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £11

40

Magnet (1939) 1612-1636
Jan-Jun in half-year bound volume. Publisher’s file copies. Billy Bunter's Own Paper [fn/fn+] (25)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £108

41

Merry And Bright (1931) 717-768
Complete year in two bound volumes. Publishers' file copies starring Robin Hood, Grandpa & Sonny (They're Jolly & Funny), and The Sheriff of Sherbet City
Printed on salmon pink paper [fn/vfn] (52)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £201

42

Merry And Bright (1933) 822-873
Complete year in bound volume. 'Stop and buy a Nice Scream of Laughter'. Toppy Top, Newsboy Nick, The Cruise of The Polar King
Printed on mushroom colour paper [fn/vfn] (52)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £182

43

Mickey Mouse Weekly (1938-40) 99 issues between 130-256 with Holiday Special (1938-9) and Xmas Special (1939-40) both 62 pages, both rare. All with horizontal mail folds (apart from the 2 specials) [vg-/vg] (101)
(And 34 [pr] additional issues with cut-outs and missing pages) (135)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £242

44

Modern Boy (1933) 282-308
Jul-Dec in half-year bound volume with 12 complete Biggles stories including Biggles In the Trenches, The Dragon's Lair, Biggles Plays Tit-For-Tat, The Flying Professor, Biggles Falls In Love! And Biggles Last Flight. Issue 302 first Mickey Mouse full page comic strip and Thunder Ahead by Sir Malcolm Campbell. With free gifts 5 colour plates and photo plate From Capetown to Cairo By Motor Car. Publisher’s file copies [vfn] (27)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £240

45

Modern Boy (1937) 465-516
Complete year in two bound volumes. Publishers' file copies starring Biggles Treasure Island, Biggles Goes to War. Complete W E Johns stories, 9 episodes each [fn/fn+] (52)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £211

46

Mrs Hippo's Annual 1937, 1938, 1940
Starring Betty Bruin with The Hippo Girls. Publisher’s file copies
Light tan pages with darker edges. 1940 [fn] with first dust jacket [vg], 1937 [fn-], 1938 [fn] (3)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £103

47

Ovaltiney's Own Comic (1935-38) 1-128 A-Wander Ltd in bound volume. Produced in concert with The Ovaltineys Sunday Radio show on Radio Luxemboug.
(You may wish to take a small pause to sing the song - Ah 1-2-3-4 "We are the O….....") Rare complete run [vfn/nm] (128)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £484

48

Radio Review Giveaways (1935-36) Film & Radio Star complete giveaway collection comprising 20 half-page photographs including Bing Crosby, Ginger Rogers, Geraldo, Gracie Fields and Jessie Matthews with The Radio Review Album of Radio Stars complete with 36 photos including Stanley Holloway, Gracie Fields, Mantovani; Al Bowlly and Jack Hylton. 56 photos in all [fn/vfn] (56)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £49

49

Rover (1932-33) D C Thomson. 543-563
In bound volume starring Morgyn The Mighty, Nosey Parker and Inky Penn
Rare in these grades [vfn/nm] (21)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £93

50

Nosey Parker original artwork by Allan Morley for The Rover 393 4 Dec 1935. 'Keep Smiling during 1936'
Small tear to lower margin. Indian ink and crayon on card. 7 x 9 inches
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £88

51

Schoolgirls' Own (1935) 752-777
Jul-Dec in half-year bound volume. Publisher’s file copies starring Betty Barton Of The Fourth and the gels of Morcove School [fn/vfn] (26)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £150

52

Schoolgirls' Own Library (1938) 628-663
Apr-Dec in three bound volumes with Schoolgirls' Own Annual for 1938. Publisher’s file copies
Worn, grubby cloth binding, contents [fn/fn+] (37)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £332

53

Schoolgirls' Own Annuals (1934-37)
No One Must Know! by Isobel St Vincent, Midnight Express by Dorothy West. Publisher’s file copies, each containing 4 colour plates
1935 [vg], balance some corner wear [fn-] (4)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £17

54

Sports Budget (1939) 201-241 last issue
Jan-Oct in two bound volumes. Publisher’s file copies. 'Dog helped save Manchester United' story, and starring Ace Heart - Newsreel Knock-out. Sports Budget was amalgamated into Detective Weekly on Oct 19 1939.
Light tan pages with slightly darker edges [fn-/fn] (40)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £72

55

The Thriller (1929-35) 2, 8-16, 18, 32, 33 (all trimmed) and 18 issues between 71-355
[gd/vg-] (31)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £72

56

Tip Top (1935) 38-63
Jan-Jun in half-year bound volume. Publisher’s file copies starring The Adventures of Jerry, Jenny and Joe, Frolics And Fun with Mustava Bun, The Land of Silent Perils. Including issue 55 Royal Jubilee Number [fn/vfn] (26)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £91

57

Tip Top (1936-7) 116-167
In two bound volumes. Publisher’s file copies
starring King Of The Cowboys, Ken Maynard and The Treasure of Pirate's Castle [fn/vfn] (52)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £150

58

Triumph (1939) 742-770 Jan-Jul 1939
Issue 761 new format title and colours. Mad Carew's Dawn Patrol
Cream pages, rusty staples [fn-] (29)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £108

59

Triumph (1940) 807-814
Superman reprints in complete second series
Cream pages, rusty staples [vg/fn-] (8)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £225

60

Superman 1 (c1946) Color Comics, Sydney, Australia
Rare first variant issue without 'No. 1' on cover. Black and white Superman stories: 'Lois Lane Superwoman' and 'The Case of The Living Trophies'. Received opinion suggests that this was a pre-publication issue to test the market with a 6d cover charge. Only one other copy known to exist
Bright covers, one inch cover tear, 36 cream pages [fn-]
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £330

61

Funnies Budget No 1 (1947) G Swan. 132 page soft cover book enclosing Topical Funnies, Scramble, New Funnies and Western War Comic compilation. With The Mighty Comic Annual (1953) G Swan 200 pg soft cover book enclosing Archie characters Katy Keene (with fashion wardrobe), Archie's Rival Reggie, and Wilbur. With Grey Hawk and Space Rover Pete strips [vg-/vg] (2)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £121

62

Tip Top (1944) 414-439
Complete year in two bound volumes. Publisher’s file copies. Full colour covers, Gene Autry, Happy Handy and his Playful Pets and 'Places In The War News' propaganda column [fn/vfn] (26)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £326

63

Wizard (1941) 944-988
Complete year. Propaganda war stories. Later issues printed fortnightly. 964, 965, 978 worn spines and trimmed [gd], balance [vg-/fn] (45)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £199

64

Wizard (1942) 989-1014
Complete year. Propaganda war stories
Some issues with dust shadows to margins [gd], balance [vg/vg+] (26)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £138

65

Wizard (1943) 1015-1040
Complete year. Propaganda war issues. First appearance of legendary athlete William Wilson in issue 1029 'The Truth About Wilson'
8 issues dust shadows to margins [gd], balance [vg-/vg] (26)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £93

66

Wizard (1944) 1041-1066
Complete year. Propaganda war stories. The Truth, and, The Further Truth About Wilson stories in every issue
9 issues with dust shadows to cover margins [gd], balance [vg/vg+] (26)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £108

67

Wizard (1945) 1067-1092
Complete year. Wilson stories throughout
1073, 1084 [fr] some issues with foxing to margins [gd/vg] (26)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £85

68

Large format colour cover comics 1930s-40s
Buzzer 12, 14, 15 [pr], 16, 21, 22, 26, 28
with Jingles 478, 487-489, 493, 494, 496, 500; Rainbow 13 issues between 1509-1565; Tip Top 463, 485, 487, 491 Xmas Number (1946), 493; Larks 351, 362 and Ovaltiney's Own Comic 77 [vg-/fn-] (38)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £60

69

Beano Comic No 2 (1938)
Big Eggo hatches a surprise!
Bright cover with 2 mm trim to right-hand edge (only the front cover has this minor R H edge trim). Cream/light tan pages. Rare, only a handful of copies known to exist [fn-]
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £3,327

70

Beano (from Jan 15th 1944) 223-227
Propaganda war issues. Big Eggo catches a German Spy. 'Pile Up Waste Paper By The Ton - That's The Way To Squash The Hun'
223, 224 [gd/vg-], 225-227 [vg/vg+] (5)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £176

71

Beano 228-231
Propaganda war issues. 229 Pansy Potter appears on front cover with Big Eggo [vg/vg+] (4)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £147

72

Beano 232-236
Propaganda war issues. Jimmy And His Magic Patch stars Strang The Terrible. 'Adolf started off this war, but soon we'll stop his caper, if every British boy and girl keeps saving up waste paper!'
236 one inch tear to spine [vg-], 235 [vg-], balance [vg] (5)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £147

73

Beano 238, 239, 240
Propaganda war issues. First Strang The Terrible picture story by Dudley Watkins
240 one inch horizontal spine tear [vg-], 238, 239 [vg] (3)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £181

74

Beano 241, 242, 243
Propaganda war issues. Big Eggo blackout and ration book cover [vg] (3)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £102

75

Beano 244, 245, 246
Propaganda war issues
244 Hitler hanged in waste paper ad [vg] (3)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £102

76

Beano 247 Xmas, 248 New Year
Propaganda war issues [vg/vg-] (2)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £203

77

Beano (1947) 301-325
Complete year in bound volume. Big Eggo, Lord Snooty, Shipwrecked Circus, Jimmy & His Magic Patch and first Alf Wit - The Ancient Brit
Mainly bright fresh covers, cream/light tan pages, some light foxing spots [fn/vfn] (25)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £879

78

Dandy 54 (1938)
Korky topples The Man On Stilts …
Bright colours, cream/light tan pages [fn]
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £145

79

Desperate Dan original artwork by Dudley Watkins for The Dandy 104 (1940)
Dan can't find a back scratcher that works so he lassos a stage coach to drag him along the ground - then a bear bites him on the backside tearing his best trousers so finally a barbed wire fence does the trick!
Indian ink on card. 11 x 15
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £484

80

Dandy (1943)
239 May Day, 240, 242, 243, 245, 246
Propaganda war issues. Desperate Dan, Dick Whittington And His Cat by Dudley Watkins
246 [vg-], balance [gd] (5)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £121

81

Dandy 247-250 Special Number
Propaganda war issues [vg] (4)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £169

82

Dandy 251-255
Propaganda war issues. 'When you're finished with each Dandy, Put it somewhere nice and handy. When you've got a lot just go - to the local waste depot'
251 date stamps to cover margins [gd], balance [vg] (5)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £102

83

Dandy 256 Bumper 1943 Xmas Number
Propaganda war issue
'When your hats and crackers are done - They can help to make a gun, Come along, now - do not lag, Drop them in the salvage bag!' [vg+]
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £152

84

Dandy (1946) 309-322, 324
309 Korky's 1946 back cover calendar, 315 April Fool
[vg/fn] (15)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £169

85

Adventure (1946) 1174, 1175; Wizard 1158 (New Year 1948); Hotspur 532 (1945); Rover 1123 (1945); Champion 6 issues between 1948-1950
2 Champion issues [vg], balance [fn/vfn] (11)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £24

86

Hotspur (1949) 637-686
Complete year [vg/fn] (50)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £93

87

Hotspur (1950) 687-738
Complete year
2 issues with file holes, some retrieved from bound volume , a few [fn], balance [gd/vg+] (52)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £55

88

Knock-Out (1943)
217-231, 234, 236-252 Xmas
Sexton Blake - Blown Up By The Japs! Propaganda war issues
A few [vg], balance well worn spines and tears [pr/fr/gd] (33)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £187

89

Knock-Out (1944) 39 issues between 253-304 and 306-308 (1945)
Sexton Blake, Deed-A-Day Danny [gd/vg-] (42)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £207

90

Beano (1950) 390-441
Complete year in bound volume. Biffo, Pansy Potter In Wonderland and First Sinbad The Sailor by 'new' artist Paddy Brennan.
Issue 411 heralded the new larger size Beano with new title colours red on yellow background
Most issues with pen '92A' address to cover [vg+/fn+] (52)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £677

91

Beano (1956) 703-754
Complete year in bound volume
Biffo, Jack Flash, Dennis The Menace. Issue 748 first Bash Street Kids by Leo Baxendale (replacing 'When The Bell Rings')
Issue 732 lower front cover vertical strip torn away 6 x 1.5 inches, thumb piece missing from following page [gd], balance [fn-/fn+] (52)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £489

92

Beezer Book 1 (1958)
Bright covers, one inch spine splits to front and back boards. Ink dedication, creamy white pages [fn]
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £61

93

Topper Picture Book 1 (1953)
Large format first Topper book featuring Birds, Beasts, Insects and Fishes. 16 x 12 ins
These books are rare, especially so in higher grades [fn]
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £83

94

Bunty 1 (1958) with Topper for that week showing central ad page for Bunty
Bunty has worn lower corner with some foxing to margins [vg-] (2)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £94

95

Dandy Book 1959
Korky's canoe turns into an umbrella!
Bumped bottom spine, rubbed out inscription mark, creamy white pages
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £34

96

Eagle (1955-60)
90 issues between Vol. 6 No 6 - Vol. 11 No 53
Generally worn spines, light tan pages [gd/vg] (90)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £108

97

Eagle (1961-62) Vol 12 and 13
Complete years for 1961 and 1962
Light tanning to page edges [vg-/vg+] (104)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £185

98

Eagle (1963-65) Vols 14, 15, 16 missing 1 issue (Vol 14 No 8) otherwise complete 3 years
Light tan pages with slightly darker edges [vg-/vg+] (155)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £247

99

Original Eagle artwork drawn and signed by Frank Bellamy
Montgomery of Alemein from the Eagle Vol 17 No 13 1967
Monty plans Operation Husky, the invasion of Sicily, whilst Hitler attempts to hold Italy at all costs …
Gouache on board. 20 x 13 inches
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £2,849

100

Original Eagle artwork drawn and signed by Frank Bellamy
Heros The Spartan from The Eagle Vol 16 No 11 1966
The Romans battle the Spartan slaves’ uprising
Gouache on board. 25 x 16 inches
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £2,662

101

Space Patrol Walkie-Talkie (1950s) Merit
Contents unused, bright box with 2 neatly glued tears at side [fn]
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £66

102

Dan Dare Walkie-Talkie (1950s) Merit
Box with some wear and invisible taped edges [vg-]
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £39

103

Tom Corbett Space Cadet Watch (1950s) Ingram, U.S.A.
On original card with directions manual. Watch in full working order
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £150

104

Dennis The Menace original artwork by Davy Law from The Beano 477 8th September 1951.
Dennis makes his own steam roller out of Dad's garden roller and his soapbox cart - dollies gets squashed and so does Dad's toe...and the wall ...and they're waiting …!
This episode 27 in Dennis's adventures is the earliest piece ever offered at auction
Indian ink highlighted by red and green crayon on card. 14 x 12 inches
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £1,293

105

Oor Wullie original artwork drawn and signed by Dudley Watkins from The Sunday Post Fun Section 8 Feb 1953
Wullie jealously admires Specky Munro's stamp album bragging 'Ye're no' the only ane wi' foreign stamps. I hae them too!' But he hasnae, so whits tae do? Ma's only got Topper Tea stamps, Pa - insurance stamps, Soapy Souter stamps on his foot (that auld trick ..) Foreigner Ali's got an envelope wi' a tuppence-ha'penny ordinary yin - but it's a foreign stamp to him. Then the postmaster stamps his hand 'Auchen Togle 8.2.53'. Still nae stamps. Now Ma has a great pile o'letters from Sunday Post readers askin' for Oor Wullie frae all over the world - a new album is duly filled - take that Specky Munro!
Indian ink on card. 17 x 16 inches
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £694

106

The Broons original artwork drawn and signed by Dudley Watkins for The Sunday Post Fun Section 24 April 1964
Scotland's Happy Family is walkin' tae the but an' ben and Granpaw is left behind but when they get to the cottage there's no water comin' through for a drink. They fetch water from the burn usin' jugs an’ pots and several trips later the tin bath is filled for the weekend's use. After all the work it's time fir a wee cup o'tea but ominous sounds are coming from the kitchen - Paw's paw is singin' 'Soap gets in your eyes… ' from the tin bath ...
Indian ink on card. 18 x 15 inches
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £610

107

Galloping Glory Boys four original artworks by Paddy Brennan for The Dandy (early 1950s)
Tim and the sergeant relieve the French of their cannon and a cannonballs just in time to attack the French cavalry whilst stealing their clothes for the partisans in the mountains …
Indian ink on card. 15 x 14 inches (4 pages)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £275

108

Young Drake four original artworks by Paddy Brennan for The Dandy (mid 1950s)
The boy is chased by the local ruffians and hiding in a pigpen, is caught and put to work by the owner. One day in the market he watches them stealing and a fight ensues. Meanwhile the family find refuge in an old anchored ship which catches fire with the children still below. The ship and the bairns are saved by Young Drake's daring deeds
Indian ink and red crayon on card. 14 x 15 inches (4 pages)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £275

109

Champion (1953) 1640-1665
Jul-Dec in half-year bound volume. Publisher’s file copies starring Rockfist Rogan [vfn] (26)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £38

110

Comet (1951) 129-180
Complete year in two bound volumes. Publisher’s file copies starring Kit Carson, Guy Gallant and The Return Of Tarzan [fn/fn+] (52)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £181

111

Commando (1959-69)
83, 206, 472, 481 with Valiant Picture Library 8, 10; War At Sea 34, 35; Air Ace Picture Library 43, 114 and Battle Picture Library 13 issues between 85-474
A few [gd], balance [vg-/vg] (23)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £60

112

War Picture Library (1959-69)
55 issues between 29-535
A few [gd], balance [vg-/vg+] (55)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £38

113

War/Cowboy Picture Library Mix (1960s)
Commando 60; Air Ace 137, 174, 179, 235; Battle Picture Library 37, 106; Combat Picture Library 42, 69, 149; War Picture Library 83, 102, 164, 179, 191; War At Sea 17, 23; Pearson's Picture Library: unnumbered titles No Mercy, Wing-Man For Death, Warpath; Cowboy Picture Library 358, 361-363, 381, 391, 406, 409
A few [vg+], balance [vg] (28)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £27

114

Picture Library Mix (1960s)
Commando 38 [vg], 914, 1345; Air Ace 112, 121, 259, 272, 300, 315, 422; Battle Picture Library 150; War Picture Library 47, 56, 62, 73, 75-78, 86, 90, 98 x 2, 101, 104, 109, 110, 114, 257 with War At Sea Picture Library 11
A few [gd], balance [vg-/vg] (30)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £27

115

Cowboy Comics (1950) 17-30
In bound volume. Publisher’s file copies
Starring Buck Jones, Tim Holt and Kit Carson [fn/fn+] (14)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £170

116

Cowboy Comics (1951) 31-42
In bound volume. Publisher’s file copies
Some cover cropping in binding process
[fn-/fn] (12)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £133

117

Cowboy Comics (1951) 43-54
In bound volume. Publisher’s file copies
[fn] (12)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £133

118

Fawcett + (1950s)
Captain Marvel 20; Captain Video 2; Jet Fury 27; Marvelman 149; Young Marvelman 32, 307, 367, 370; Popeye 25; Tarzan Vol 7 No 6, Vol 5 No 35, Vol 9 No 20 and Illustrated Bible Tales [vg+/fn+] (13)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £60

119

Radio Fun (1955) 868-881
Norman Wisdom, Benny Hill, The Falcon
[fn/vfn] (14)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £91

120

Sun (1959)
Starring Battler Britton, Billy The Kid, All At Sea
12 issues between May 30th - Oct 10th
Rusty disintegrated staples [vg/vg+] (12)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £42

121

Superman Bumper Edition Book 1 (1951); Superman Annual (1953-4)
With Supacomic Summer Gift Book 1 (1959) starring Superman, Jimmy Olsen, Silent Knight and Buffalo Bill. Scarce.
Black and white U.S. reprints. [gd/vg+/vg+] (3)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £90

122

Tip Top (1950) 571-596
Complete year in two bound volumes. Publisher’s file copies. Full colour covers with Artie The Autograph Hunter, We Three and The Happy Family [fn/vfn] (26)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £102

123

TV Fun (1959-60) 277-296 and 30 unnumbered issues between May 23 - Jan 30 1960
In two bound volumes. Publisher’s file copies. TV Fun became TV Fan No 1 on 12 September 1959. There were sporadic undated issues printed in June/July due to a printers' strike but all are enclosed here. With TV Annuals 1959, 1960 last annual. Rare [fn/fn+] (50)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £102

124

Batman Colour Card Set (1966) A & B C Gum 1-38 complete set.
Black-backed cards illustating the Batman movie with rare Secret Decoder
A few with worn corners [vg], balance [fn] (39)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £60

125

Batman And Robin framed publicity photo (1960s) with lightly faded signatures of Burt Ward and Adam West. With cinema lobby card
Both approx 13 x 11 inches (2)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £53

126

Beano (1960-61) 21 issues between 917-988 [vg/fn] and 44 titles in low grades (1957-61) including Beano, Dandy, Knock-Out, Lion, Hotspur and Victor [fr/gd] (65)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £147

127

Beano (1961) 31 issues between 972-1015 including Celebration Issue No 1000. Light tan pages [vg-/fn-] (31)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £332

128

Beano (1962) 48 issues between 1017-1066 including Easter and Xmas
Light tan pages. 1017 [gd], balance [vg/fn-] (48)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £209

129

Beano (1963) 1068-1119
Complete year. Light tan pages [vg/fn-] (52)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £423

130

Beano (1964) Jan-May, 1120-1133, 1135-1137
Light tan pages. 1120 [gd], balance [vg/fn-] (17)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £126

131

Beano (1968) 1329-1380
Complete year in bound volume. Issue 1363 Dennis The Menace gets a shy, retiring pet - 1st Gnasher! [fn/grr/vfn] (52)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £429

132

2 Original Beano printers proof pages of Little Plum and The Three Bears (1962)
[fn] [vg/vg+] (2)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £26

133

Beano Book 1966
As new covers and spine, white pages, last page has one inch blind tear by lower spine. Rare in this grade [vfn+]
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £85

134

Beezer Book (1962)
All aboard the Beezer Express
Bright boards and spine, laminate unbroken, light dedication, slight top corner bump to front board. White pages [vfn]
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £20

135

The Dalek Book 1 (1964)
Scarce [vg+]
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £47

136

The Dalek World (1966)
Scarce [vg+]
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £39

137

Dennis The Menace Book 3 (1960)
Underwater Dennis pincer movement
Neat dedication, cream pages [fn-]
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £26

138

Dennis The Menace Book 4 (1962)
Dennis Big Head!
Bright boards, laminate unbroken, no dedication, creamy white pages [vfn+]
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £36

139

Dennis The Menace Book 5 (1964)
Dennis smashes through a black and red striped background
Bright boards, laminate unbroken, no dedication, creamy white pages [vfn+]
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £85

140

Diana (1963-76) 1-10 and 400 issues between 21 and last issue 720
Starring The Avengers TV Serial in colour (in 20 issues), The Girls from N.O.O.D.L.E.S., Jungle Nurse, Up To Date Kate and Pop Pages.
24 pp large format girls magazine with picture stories, fashion tips and pop page pin-ups
No 1 has piece out of cover 1" square [vg], 2, 5 [pr/fr], balance [vg+/fn] (410)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £441

141

Frankenstein Meets The Wolf Man film poster (1960s)
Showing folds
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £36

142

Front Line Super Library (1967) 1-26 Fleetway publications
Complete issue run in two bound volumes. Publisher’s file copies starring Maddock's Marauders and Top Sergeant Ironside. After issue 26 Front Line Super Library was amalgamated into Battle Picture Library
3 detached front covers [vg], balance with some light edge tanning [fn/fn+] (26)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £392

143

Lion Picture Library (1963-69) 1-136
Complete issue run in 11 bound volumes. Publisher’s file copies starring Paddy Payne, Captain Condor - Space Ace, Robot Archie, Commando One and British and Anzac WWI and WWII heroes and battle stories
Bright covers, light tan pages with darker edges [fn/fn+] (136)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £1,639

144

Green Hornet Annual (1967) World Distr
Starring Van Williams as The Green Hornet and Bruce Lee as Kato, based on the US TV series
Bright boards and spine laminate unbroken, bump to back lower corner, neat small dedication, cream pages [vfn+]
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: U/S

145

June (1964)
Complete 52 issue year (unnumbered). Publisher’s file copies starring June, Vanessa From Venus with pop star specials on The Beatles, Cliff, Cilla, Billy J Kramer, P J Proby, Merseybeats, Billy Fury and more [vfn] (52)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £256

146

June And Schoolfriend (1967)
Complete 52 issue year (unnumbered). 44 pages - 14 picture stories starring Kathy Of Marvin Grange, The Sindy Set, Vanessa From Venus and back page filmstar photos. Also get your Super Bri-Nylon quilted Anorak - ready made - from 39s. 6d. [fn/fn+] (52)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £134

147

June And Schoolfriend Picture Library (1967) 364-387, 412-435, 532-555
In three bound volumes. Publisher’s file copies. With June And School Friend No.363 original front cover artwork 19 x 13 inches
Bright covers, light tan pages with darker edges
[fn] (73)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £357

148

Princess (1961)
Complete 52 issue year (unnumbered). In two bound volumes. Publisher’s file copies starring Enid Blyton serial 'Five Go To Demon's Rock’, Sue Day, Penny - Ship's Nurse and Jo Of The Islands. With Princess Picture Library No 40 original front cover artwork painted and signed by Michel. 16 x 13 inches
March 25th issue has interior taped page [vg], balance [fn/fn+] (53)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £145

149

MAD Magazines UK (1961)
14-16, 19-23, 25, 26
Humour in a jugular vein [vg] (10)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £17

150

Marvel Story Book Annual (1967) World Distr
Amazing Spider-Man, Hulk, Fantastic Four, Cap America, Iron Man - colour illustrations to most pages. The only annual - scarce [vfn-]
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £24

151

Sparky (1965-77)
5, 17, 20, 26, 27, 112, 133, 213, 214-219 and 160 issues between 221-626
40 issues [gd], balance [vg-/vg] (174)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £216

152

Tiger (1960-61, 1963) 57 issues between Aug 1960 - Mar 63
Roy Of The Rovers, Desert Commandos, Rockfist Rogan, Jet-Ace Logan
Rusty disintegrated staples. A few [gd], balance [vg-/vg+] (57)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £223

153

Tiger (1962) 6 Jan - 29 Dec
Complete un-numbered year starring Roy of the Rovers, Olac The Gladiator, Jet-Ace Logan
Rusty disintegrated staples [vg-/vg] (53)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £207

154

Topper Book (1960)
Neat inscription, creamy white pages, lower spine bumped. With Beezer Book (1961) No inscription, lower spine bumped, creamy white pages [fn-] (2)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £21

155

TV Express Weekly (1960) 306-316
Iss 306 Biggles cover story by Ron Embleton begins [vg+] (11)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £36

156

1970s Number 1s, all with Free Gifts
Crunch, Captain Britain, Doctor Who Weekly, Emma, Penny, Tornado, Tracy, Star Lord and Buster And Monster Fun Jubilee issue
Tracy, Crunch [fn], balance [vfn] (10)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £73

157

Dandy (1974-75) 1700-1779
Comprising half-year for 1974 and complete year for 1975
A few [vg], balance [fn-/fn+] (80)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £55

158

Dandy (1976-80) 121 issues between 1780-1999
Including 46 issues from 1976
A few [vg], balance [fn/vfn] (121)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £121

159

Garth: Man Hunt (1976) Four original artwork strips by Martin Asbury for The Daily Mirror 30 Oct - 3 Nov 1976
Miralda is highly desirable but Garth would rather make love to a digital computer! Oh well …
Indian ink on board. Each strip is 21 x 8 inches (4 strips)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £145

160

Garth: Man Hunt (1976) Four original artwork strips by Martin Asbury for The Daily Mirror 4 Nov - 8 Nov 1976. Two strips are signed
Garth ties up Miralda and finds Athena - they have a proposition …
Indian ink on board. Each strip is 21 x 8 inches (4 strips)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £132

161

Mighty World Of Marvel (1972) 1-50
2, 23, 24, 26, 39 lacking back covers [gd], balance [fn-/fn+] With Avengers (1973) 1-6 and 9 Hornet and 2 Victor from 1974. Victors [vg], balance [fn-/fn+] (67)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £44

162

Spider-Man Comics Weekly (1973) 1-37 with Marvel Annuals 1972, 1974, Cor Annual 1973 and Sparky Annual 1973
Spider-Man No. 9 lacking b/cover [gd], balance comics [fn-/fn], annuals [fn/vfn] (41)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £44

163

Dracula Lives (1974) 1-22 Marvel
[fn-/fn+] (22)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £24

164

Popeye original colour artwork drawn and signed by Bill Mevin for TV Comic 1635 (1982)
Brutus takes Olive for a date at Popeye's restaurant (he's only the waiter). Brutus is a perfect gent until he asks Olive to pay the bill - Now she gets mean …!
Artist Bill Mevin also drew the Perishers
Indian ink and gouache on board. 17 x 13 inches
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £55

165

1980s Number 1s, all with free gifts
Buddy, Dreamer, Hot-Shot, Nutty, Speed, School Fun, Scream [vg+], Spike, Tops, Worzel Gummidge, Wow, Budgie (1994) with Buster Xmas 1992, Beezer And Topper New Year 1992, Dandy Xmas 1989, New Year 1992, Xmas 1997. 60th Birthday 1997, Desperate Dan Vacancy issue 1997 and 2 issues from 2004 [vfn/nm] (21)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £36

166

1980s Marvel UK No 1s - All with free gifts
Future Tense, Marvel Action, Marvel Team-Up, Super-Adventure, Star Wars, Captain Britain and Thor [vfn/nm] (7)
Winning bid incl. 10% Buyer's Premium: £93


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